Preparation For Project Management Professional PMP Certification

Course Overview

This course is designed for participants to learn the important PMBOK® Guide terminology, the techniques that are needed for passing the PMP® exam. You will be receiving the electronic copy of Fifth Edition PMBOK® Guide along with 500 exam questions for the practice.

Course Objectives

  •     Preparing to pass the exams of PMI PMP while completing 35 contact hours
  •     Navigating the groups and knowledge areas of the PMBOK® Guide process
  •     Analyzing PMBOK® Guide process tools and techniques
  •     Aligning the knowledge with PMBOK® Guide process
  •     Creating study plan so that you can focus as per the exam date

Course Content

Introduction to Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide Fifth Edition)

  •     Important terms and project life cycle
  •     Classifying Enterprise Environmental Factors (EEFs) and Organizational Process Assets (OPAs)
  •     Organizational structure and impacts
  •     Mapping interrelationships of identified ten knowledge areas to five process groups

     Integration of Project and Scope Management

        Identifying and Incorporating Processes and Activities

  •     Identifying new project, strategy and business case
  •     Describing and managing all secondary plans
  •     Change control and configuration management
  •     Defining key deliverables and conducting the benefit analysis

       Identifying, Validating and Controlling Scope

  •     Facilitating requirements gathering using interviews, workshops and decision making techniques
  •     Requirement changes and traceability matrices
  •     Creating WBS and setting baseline

     Project Time and Cost Management

        Time Management

  •     Defining and sequencing activities
  •     Estimation of the activity resources and the durations by using  analogous, parametric and three-point techniques
  •     Development of the schedule with PDM, ADM and CDM diagrams

       Determining Cost Baseline and Applying Earned Value Management (EVM)

  •     Identification of the costs and calculation of performance baseline
  •     Assessing dimensions of EVM, variances and indices
  •     Forecasting with EVM
  •     Reporting performance

     Project Quality Management

       Implementing Systems for Quality

  •     Avoiding nonconformance through Cost of Quality (CoQ)
  •     Performing continuous improvements

       Tools and Techniques that Need to be Studied

  •     Quality planning by using statistical tools
  •     Quality metrics and audits implementation

 Project Human Resource, Communications and Stakeholder Management

       Developing the Plan and Acquiring the Team

  •     Development of hierarchical and matrix charts (RAM and RACI)
  •     Team development: Team building, Tuckman Model, recognition and rewards
  •     Motivational theories and conflict resolution techniques

       Communicating Efficiently with the Stakeholders

  •     Distributing of the information with the help of communication models
  •     Applying the theory of communication and levels of power

        Manage Stakeholder Engagements

  •     Identify and analyze stakeholders and manage expectations
  •     Increase the support and minimize resistance

     Project Risk and Procurement Management

  •     Analysis of qualitative and quantitative risk
  •     Evaluation of Expected Monetary Value (EMV)

        Tools and Techniques Related to Exam

  •     Developing threat/opportunity response strategies
  •     Review and control risks

       Procurement Management

  •     Performing make or buy analysis
  •     Accepting product formally and project closing

     Exam Planning

       Preparation for the Test Day

  •     Applying the trips that are proven for success in exam
  •     Successful exam apprehension

      Personalizing your Study Plan

  •     Identification of the strengths and weaknesses
  •     Optimization of the study time and focus

    Professional Responsibility and Ethics

  •     Professional conduct and the ethics of PMI Code
  •     Balancing stakeholders interest

Course Methodology

The training is going to be highly interactive combination of lectures, group discussions, questionnaires, individual reflections, role plays, simulations and videos.

Target Audience

This course is targeting project managers who are experienced and have plan for taking the PMP® exam. The participants need to be aware of eligibility and criteria that is set by the PMI®.

Duration

05 Days (08:30–14:30) with appropriate breaks for tea/refreshments and lunch.

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